H1 2021: Group 5

The years of 1976-82 were host to the 4th Generation Group 5 Series. The period rules dictated that the lines of a production car needed to be maintained above the wheel arches, mostly everything else was unrestricted. These turbocharged Monsters with 500+ HP under the hood and no traction control or fancy driving aids demanded every last bit of skill of those who dared tame them.

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Q1 2021: Slot.it Group-C

Return with us to the days of MTV and Nintendo and the sleek Group C and GTP Prototype race cars. Slot cars eligible for this series are limited to any of the Group C/IMSA GTPs from the Slot.it and tuning options are limited to gears, tires, and general car preparation.

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Q2 2021: NSR GT3

GT3 is an exciting IMSA-governed racing class that allows "production" cars to be raced on world-class international circuits. These cars have extraordinary power (500 to 600bhp) and handling in stock form, thus IMSA limits modifications to the engine and suspension, while allowing most of the interior and "consumer" components to be removed to reduce weight, clutter and flammable material.

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H2 2021: Tourist Trophy

The British Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy Celebration is a race for closed-cockpit GT cars in the spirit of the RAC TT races of 1960-1964. The race takes place at the Goodwood Circuit during the Revival festival and gathers together a multi-million dollar start grid for an action packed round of racing. In 2017 the Austin Slot Car Club will pay homage to it in 1/32 scale.

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Q3 2021: Targa Florio

Our rally-car series is a tribute to the 1970-73 running of the classic Italian road race that weaves through villages and towns in the mountains of Sicily near the island's capital of Palermo.

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Q4 2021: NSR F1

The series celebrates an exciting period from 1986-89 when aerodynamics and power systems were bound by a range of options in an effort to increase competitiveness. This period was dominated by Williams and featuring legends such as Ayrton Senna, Keke Rosberg, Gerhard Berger, Alain Prost, Nelson Piquet, Nigel Mansell, Teo Fabi and others.

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Targa Florio Rally – Round 1

Palermo. Sicily. To many, these names conjure images of a seaside city with a Mediterranean climate, amazing food, and architecture that spans the ages. To racers, however, it will always ring with the sound of the Targa Florio (insert your favorite howling sports car motor here). The Austin Slot Car Club created this series to pay homage to this unique and often astonishing event that began in 1906 and ran (sometimes sporadically) until 1977. Our…

Tourist Trophy Revival, sponsored by Immense Miniatures, Race 1

The first race in the Austin Slot Car Club 2021 Tourist Trophy Revival, sponsored by Immense Miniatures, was held on July 10.  Ferrari GTOs swept the podium, with Mark L. prevailing over Russell M.’s GTO and John B. coming in third.  With some members out of town, the field was a little light, but was helped by Jeff Senske, from Houston, driving one of Russell’s spare cars.  Hampered by driving an unfamiliar car on an…